Claude Edwin Remington

Published 9:58 am Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Claude Edwin Remington, of Wesson, died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Remington, 82, was born Nov. 22, 1934. He graduated from Copiah Lincoln Junior College Agricultural High School Division on May 16, 1952. He entered the US Army at Ft. Benning, Georgia in the summer of 1955, just after the Korean War. After being discharged from the Army, he took a series of jobs before finding his career with Sperry Sun Drilling Services as a salesman.

Preceding him in death were his wife Barbara; father, Claude Adam Remington; and mother, Jewel Remington.

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Survivors are his daughters, Darla Mirth, Claudeann Thames and Kelly Reynolds; special friend, Cleonae Reid; six grandchildren; a sister, Claudine Stogner and other family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Zion Hill Baptist Church.